Senior Editor for beijingkids

Unpublished

Joined: Sep 02, 2016
Posts: 10

Would you like to be a driving and influential force in Beijing's international family and education communities?

We are recruiting for a SENIOR EDITOR for beijingkids.

Your task will be to help with the planning and production of the beijingkids magazine, website (beijing-kids.com) and social media (WeChat, Weibo, Facebook, Instagram) by planning, writing, collecting, and editing assignments, actively participate in online and digital forums, and work as a checkpoint to ensure that the production flow runs according to schedule. You will also represent beijingkids and parent company True Run Media at external events, and liaise with community partners and clients to obtain relevant information and documents to support the brand’s strategic direction.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Participate in editorial planning and execution by sending out and receiving all articles, and giving them an initial polish and formatting.
- Research and write content for the magazine (including regular columns such as Indulge, New Arrivals, Blank Canvas, Circuit photos, etc).
- Write at least one feature per month.
- Proofread editorial content (web and print) when necessary, format them, and save them for final copy editing by the Managing Editor (and/or Deputy).
- Assist the Managing Editor (and/or Deputy) in delegating writing assignments.
- Fill in for the Managing Editor (and/or Deputy) at board meetings, managers' huddles, and other meetings when necessary.
- Help the Managing Editor (and/or Deputy) onboard and train interns.
- Communicate with schools to recruit models for photo shoots.
- Attend events on behalf of the brand and the company.

REQUIREMENTS:
- Bachelor's degree (journalism background preferred)
- Fluent English speaker (comfortable working in Chinese a big plus)
- At least 2 years of English writing and editing experience.
- Demonstrated digital and/or social media experience.
- Ability to produce under deadline.
- An unparalleled creative streak.
- Commitment to and passion for the city of Beijing.
- Outgoing and has a people-person attitude.
- Parents are preferred

If you're passionate about kids, education, families and Beijing, we want to hear from you. Send us a link to your LinkedIn profile, three (3) writing samples, and a quick note as to why you're suited for this position to: employment@truerun.com.

Images